People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The future is the shape of things to come.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.